Financial Services

 

We are a recommended law firm for banking and finance, superannuation and financial services by Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018.

We have a strong understanding of the challenges and issues within the financial services sector. Our timely and commercial advice addresses all aspects of the law affecting companies within the financial services sector.

Our experience includes advising on:

  • anti-money laundering;
  • crowdfunding;
  • financial services regulation and licensing;
  • investment funds and property funds; and
  • superannuation.

Our clients include AIA Australia, APN Property Group, Australian Unity, BBRC Funds Management, Bennelong Funds Management and Equity Trustees.

Key contact

Harry New

Partner

Co-Head of Financial Services & Insurance

Harry has represented a number of listed public companies, large private companies and government organisations. His clients include all...

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